'''Larry James Walton''' (born February 8, 1947) is a former American football wide receiver
. He played eight years in the National Football League
for the Detroit Lions
(1969-1974 and 1976) and Buffalo Bills
(1978). His best seasons were from 1970 to 1972 when he caught 84 passes for 1,508 yards and 16 touchdowns.
[ He missed the 1975 season after undergoing knee surgery.] He was cut by the Lions in September 1977, later attempting a comeback with the Bills in 1978. [
Walton was born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in 1947.] He played college football at Trinidad State Junior College in Colorado and at Arizona State University. In November 1967, he tied a Western Athletic Conference record with four touchdowns (three rushing, one receiving) in a game. He gained 719 yards for Arizona State in 1968.